Etta Carolyn Hunt, 82, of Pender County passed gently from her earthly life on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Vidant Duplin Hospital.
She was born January 3, 1935 in Pender County, the fourth born of five girls to Robert Tolson Hunt and Nellie Bramble Hunt. Also remembered are her sisters, Beth Sewell, Victor Colvin, Marion Radford and Rachel Caison, all who preceded Carolyn in death.
Carolyn is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
For many years Carolyn was a member of Caswell Presbyterian Church in Atkinson.
Carolyn was born a special child in her family and a special child of God. Her mother, Nellie cared for Carolyn as long as she was able, then other family stepped up to the plate. Carolyn lived with her sister, Victor and later with sister, Rachel and brother-in-law, Ray. As Carolyn out lived all of her siblings, nieces, Terry Pigford and Vickie Colvin as well as great niece, Amanda White Pigford continued caring for Carolyn. Great great nephews, Ashton, Tristan and Braxton were adored by Carolyn and brought her great joy with their visits. Carolyn loved her family, her Lord and her friends and was loved in return.
A graveside funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Atkinson Cemetery with The Rev. Richard Wade officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that you consider a memorial gift in memory of Carolyn to Atkinson Cemetery Fund, C/O Sara Jane Lanier, 6060 Point Caswell Road, Atkinson, NC 28421 or to your local homeless shelter or to a food bank. Suggestions are: Good Shepherd Center, 811 Martin St., Wilmington, NC 28401 and Pender County Christian Services, PO Box 84, Burgaw, NC 28425.
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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.
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Carolyn was a special person that handled life very well in the situations she was in. I'm sure we would all be hard pressed to conform as she did. Her caregivers were very caring and attempted to give her the best life possible. RIP Carolyn
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